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KONE wins order for WOW hotel apartments tower in Dubai

Press Release Published 01/10/2018

KONE Corporation, press release, January 10, 2018

KONE Corporation, a global leader in the elevator and escalator industry has won the order to supply 23 elevators for the WOW Hotel and Hotel Apartments development in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

Situated in Dubai's Business Bay, a fast-developing hub of the city's residential and commercial development, the tower consists of 76 floors and reaches the height of 323 meters. KONE will be equipping the development with 16 KONE MiniSpace® elevators and 7 KONE MonoSpace® elevators. Additionally, KONE will deliver two loading bay area elevators and three disabled access platform elevators.

"The supply of hotel rooms and hotel apartments in Dubai is expected to reach 134,000 by the end of 2018. We're excited to be part of the city's growing hospitality sector and look forward to providing premium travel experience with our equipment to the people visiting and working at the development," said Pierre Liautaud, Executive Vice President for KONE South Europe, Middle East and Africa.

The development is designed by Aedas Architects Ltd., developed by WOW investments Ltd. and it is expected to be completed in 2020.

The order was booked in the third quarter of 2017.

Previous press releases are availablehere, including:
March 6, 2017: KONE wins order for Riyadh's metro in Saudi Arabia
January 11, 2017: KONE wins order for Bahrain International Airport expansion
May 12, 2016: KONE to equip Middle East's biggest health campus in Adana, Turkey
April 27, 2016: KONE wins major order for Qatar's Doha Metro project

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